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Does Glass Block The Sun Damage For You And Your Pup?
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A bright sun light is always welcome to all. Like humans, dogs love the warmth of the sun on their skin. On sunny days you will find your dog like my pup, lounging and napping in the sunlight for hours. You might think the glass protects them from the sun damage. Many times people tell me my dog doesn’t need protection he/she is inside. I decided to research this topic to find out if humans and dogs are truly safe from the sun damage by the window and how much protection we receive from glass windows, if any. Types...
Ten Ideas to Connect with your Pet During a Quarantine
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During this difficult time that we are going through battling with COVID-19 epidemic, self-quarantined, and isolated spending time with our pets can be a great remedy. While it might sound like from one another and work from home, a dream for most dogs to have their owners hanging around and never leaving. But it is out of their norm, the lack of regular play dates and isolation can get challenging. We’ve compiled 10 suggestions to help you entertain your pets while making your together time more meaningful and fun: 1. Movie and nap Most pet owners are clear about the...
10 Fall Safety Tips For Dog Owners
Back to School Anxiety for Dogs
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Dogs don’t go to school but as kids go back to school or head off to college, bringing to an end weeks of summer fun and increased activity in the home. Suddenly the changes in your schedule will affect their mood. They feel lonely and anxious and can develop separation anxiety. At least one in 6 dogs, along with a countless number of cats, will exhibit symptoms of separation anxiety or display increased levels if they are already prone to the condition, said Professor Nicholas Dodman, director of the small animal behavior clinic at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine...
The Safest Sunscreen for Dogs
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You wouldn’t head out for a day of fun in the sun without slathering yourself and the kids in sunscreen, but what about our four-legged, furry friends? In addition to providing our dogs with UPF50 clothing, proper shade, and hydration on sunny days, sunscreen should be part of your warm-weather care routine. Can Dogs Get Sunburned? Yes, just like us, our doges can get burned from sun exposure. Millie Rosales DVM, DACVD, of Miami Veterinary Dermatology, says that a sunburned dog can suffer from red, inflamed skin that becomes irritated and painful. Sunburns on dogs can also lead to hair...